For Chibi-Robo fans, Wednesday is a good day.
During this morning’s Nintendo Direct broadcast, company president Satoru Iwata announced that Chibi-Robo: Photo Finder is coming to the U.S. The game launched for the 3DS in Japan earlier this year, and Chibi-Robo fans hoped that it would make it Stateside. It’s coming as an eShop release on Jan. 9.
In Chibi-Robo, players must take photos of real-life objects using the 3DS’s camera in order to bring them into the game’s world as “NostalJunk.” In one example, the player may need to find a toilet paper roll. They snap a photo, and the game converts it into a 3D object that Chibi-Robo adds to his collection.
Chibi-Robo made its gameplay debut on the GameCube in 2006.
A free demo will launch on the same day as the full version.
Satoru Iwata is the current president of Nintendo. He became president in 2002. Satoru used to work at HAL as a programmer and helped create major games such as Kirby's Dream Land. In 1993, Satoru was promoted as the president of HAL L... read more »
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